News Stories

   12/02/2018
The polio surveillance system is finding the virus in the most challenging areas so that children can be protected and polio stopped for good.
   09/02/2018
Sudan is on guard against polio, despite no case in eight years
   29/01/2018
Member states and partners discussed how to keep the world polio free after eradication in Geneva
   24/01/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for December 2017
   22/01/2018
Afghanistan’s surveillance system is the strongest it’s ever been, says country experts
   22/01/2018
Over the critical ‘low transmission season’, Pakistan’s polio programme is working feverishly to identify and vaccinate every high-risk mobile child
   19/01/2018
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) is extremely saddened that two committed frontline health workers were killed while delivering vaccines in Quetta, Pakistan. We extend our deepest condolences to their family. The delivery of health care is im...
   15/01/2018
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for December 2017
   29/12/2017
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is partnering with institutions in seven countries to help document and disseminate knowledge from the polio programme
   21/12/2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan for November 2017
   20/12/2017
Update on polio eradication efforts in Pakistan for November 2017
   18/12/2017
€ 2 million in support pledged to help defeat last remaining reservoirs of the virus
   18/12/2017
Member states commended for support of polio eradication efforts at the recent Islamic Conference of Health Ministers in Jeddah
   18/12/2017
Global progress and renewed commitment brought us closer than ever to a world without polio.
   12/12/2017
Recommendations for further interventions in Pakistan and Afghanistan as progress towards polio eradication is put under the microscope.